About Sultan Qaboos University
Sultan Qaboos University is the acknowledgment of the guarantee reported by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said during the tenth commemoration of Oman’s National Day in 1980. Development began in 1982 and the primary Sultan Qaboos University understudies were taken a crack at 1986. As per the Royal Directives of His Majesty, The University initiated with five schools; specifically Medicine, Engineering, Agriculture, Education and Science. Moreover the College of Arts was set up in 1987, following the College of Commerce and Economics which was created in 1993. The College of Law joined the University in 2006 lastly the College of Nursing was set up in 2008.
The plan and development of the grounds was completed with incredible regard for the satisfaction of these goals, with the general appearance of the structures deliberately intended to oblige the physical, scholarly, and otherworldly necessities of understudies, personnel and staff.
Set in a valley underneath the distinct display of the close by lower regions of the Oman Mountains, the University is a classy cluster of structures planned with curves and yards and developed in white and pink sandstone in a way that reflects conventional Omani and Islamic design. The University was built on a pivot in the valley with one end adjusted toward Mecca.
This pivot line begins at the entryways of access to the University, goes through the Administration Building with its huge Omani entryways, and expands continuous through the center of the scholastic structures to the University Mosque at the western finish of the grounds. The Mosque, with its huge vault and minarets, is arranged on the higher ground of the grounds, and is obvious from numerous focuses inside and around the University.
During the plan time frame, the University arranging was deliberately thought of and the first plantings have since become verdant gardens and blossom beds. The plantings incorporate species, local to Oman and other Gulf areas, that develop and prosper in a bone-dry climate. The finishing gives conceal from the sun, cover against the breeze, and impressive showcase of shading from blossoms and foliage consistently.
The conventional Islamic detachment of the sexual orientations is kept up in the design of the University. There is isolated admittance to structures through lower and upper walkways for people and separate seating in the homerooms.
By and large, the grounds depicts the rich legacy of Oman and Islam while consolidating all the efficiencies of current life. The outcome is an instructive and living climate which is both practical and alluring.
SQU’s vision is to proceed with its public driving job in advanced education and network administration and furthermore to be universally perceived for inventive exploration, nature of its alumni, and vital associations.
To dominate in instructing and learning, exploration and advancement, and network administration by advancing the standards of logical investigation and inventive deduction in a collegial and animating climate and to partake in the creation, improvement and dispersal of information and communicate with public and global networks.
King Qaboos University is focused on protecting the accompanying fundamental beliefs:
As expressed in the University Law gave by Royal Decree No. 71/2006 dated second July 2006, Sultan Qaboos University intends to accomplish the accompanying targets in the regions referenced:
Graduation of graduated class accomplices who esteem their social and Islamic legacy and are quick to fortify their confidence in God and their devotion to the country and the Sultan.
Readiness of Omani youth who are solid in ethics, focused on logical request, qualified scholastically, and prepared to act naturally reliant and prepared for persistent support of their nation.
Planning of imaginative and inventive Omani youth who are deep rooted self-students.
Arrangement of trained professionals and specialists of Oman in different fields, considering the changing need of the commercial center and working inside the structure of state strategy on asset advancement.
Consistent modernization of the instructive cycle at the undergrad and postgraduate levels.
Lead exploration and studies, both hypothetical and applied, to serve the network and add to the age of logical answer for social and monetary issues.
Exploration connected to the Sultanate’s exhaustive improvement plans and social vision.
Planning of Omani researchers, scientists and specialists fit for undertaking coordinated, orderly and creative work in assorted zones of science, expressions and innovation.
Support in network administration and improvement through immediate and ceaseless connection with financial, social and social organizations, and the arrangement of logical and specialized counsel to empower these foundations to use the University’s abilities and skill.
HR improvement through nonstop scholarly and preparing programs for social foundations and through the spread of logical and human information all through the country.
Collaboration with Other Academic Institutions
Worldwide connections and trade with other scholastic organizations, especially those in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries.
Communication with global scholarly involvement with all regions of thought, science and culture.
The utilization of assessment considers led by interview groups, especially in the accompanying zones:
Association of the connection between the University Council and the University’s establishments in both scholastic and regulatory circles in a way that encourages smooth activity and working.
Improvement of showing projects and quality principles and the consolation of understudy exercises.
Preparing that creates scholastic staff aptitudes and upgrades execution; additionally the making of proper motivations.
Advancement of scholarly examination plans and projects and association of exploration preparing.
Participation with driving global colleges and foundations.